look a picture


look a picture
be (or look) a picture 1) be beautiful. 2) look amusingly startled.
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  • look a picture — be/look/a picture informal phrase to look beautiful, interesting, or funny You should have seen her face when she told him: it was an absolute picture! Thesaurus: to be or look attractivesynonym beautiful …   Useful english dictionary

  • look the picture —    If someone looks the picture, they look very pretty.     The little girl looked the picture in her new dress …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • look the picture of health —    To look the picture of health means to look extremely healthy.     Nice to see you again Mr. Brown. I must say you look the picture of health …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • be (or look) a picture — 1》 be beautiful. 2》 look amusingly startled. → picture …   English new terms dictionary

  • Look-in — was a long running children s magazine centered around ITV s television programmes in the UK, and subtitled The Junior TV Times . It ran from January 9, 1971 to 12 March 1994 [ [http://www.geocities.com/juniortvtimes2006/94No10/1994 no10 pg01… …   Wikipedia

  • Look (American magazine) — Look was a bi weekly, general interest magazine published in Des Moines, Iowa from 1937 to 1971, with more of an emphasis on photographs than articles. A large size magazine of 11 by 14 inches, it was generally considered the also ran to Life… …   Wikipedia

  • picture — ► NOUN 1) a painting, drawing, or photograph. 2) an image on a television screen. 3) a cinema film. 4) (the pictures) the cinema. 5) an impression formed from an account or description. 6) informal a state of being fully informed: in the picture …   English terms dictionary

  • picture — 1 noun 1 IMAGE (C) a painting, drawing, or photograph: A picture of a waterfall hung on the wall. | Get the children to draw a picture of their dream house. | Gary got his picture in the papers. 2 SITUATION (singular) the general situation in a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture — I UK [ˈpɪktʃə(r)] / US [ˈpɪktʃər] noun Word forms picture : singular picture plural pictures *** Talking or writing about pictures: painting a picture that is made using paints drawing a picture that is made using a pen or pencils sketch a… …   English dictionary

  • picture — pic|ture1 [ pıktʃər ] noun *** 1. ) count a drawing, painting, or photograph: I noticed a picture on the dining room wall. a children s book with bright colorful pictures picture of: She showed me a picture of the house where she was born. a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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